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Uncompensated public officials' personal information not protected per Tennessee state law

If council members are uncompensated, they cannot be considered "public employees" whose information is protected pursuant to Tenn. Code Ann. Section 10-7-504(f). Hodge, the Tennessee Open Records Counsel at the time of this letter, also offers suggestions for improved processes in filling the request in question.

Hodge, Elisha
Hodge, Elisha
Legal Opinion
Records management--Open records